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Do young managers in a developing country have stronger entrepreneurial intentions? Theory and debate

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  • Paul, Justin
  • Shrivatava, Archana
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    We examine whether the young managers in a developing country have stronger entrepreneurial intention than those in a developed country, within the context of the Theory of Planned Behavior. This study is based on the data from two distinct and strategically important countries: India and Japan. We analyze the linkage between entrepreneurial intention, country culture and proactive behavior. We postulate a theoretical model to incite others to pursue further research. Bateman and Crant’s (1993) questionnaire was used for the measurement of the aforementioned variables. We found that the managers in a developing country need not have stronger entrepreneurial intentions.

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    Volume (Year): 25 (2016)
    Issue (Month): 6 ()
    Pages: 1197-1210

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:iburev:v:25:y:2016:i:6:p:1197-1210
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2016.03.003
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